Fiery crash at Cairo train station kills 20

World Feb 27, 2019

Fiery crash at Cairo train station kills 20

A hurtling train crashed, derailed and caught fire at Cairo's main station on Wednesday, killing at least 20 people in the latest disaster to strike Egypt's rundown railways. The country's transportation minister resigned hours after the accident. A train engine appeared to have slammed into the ...

What's in a name? Just ask Cairophenomenons

Music Feb 26, 2017

What's in a name? Just ask Cairophenomenons

by Ryotaro Aoki

When a band changes its name, it sometimes signifies a switch in artistic direction. For indie band Cairophenomenons — previously known as Cairo — the decision was far more practical, even if the new moniker is a bit of a mouthful. "Our band didn't show ...

Bomb near top Cairo courthouse kills two; other blasts hit capital

World Mar 3, 2015

Bomb near top Cairo courthouse kills two; other blasts hit capital

Two people were killed when a bomb exploded near a top court building in central Cairo, the health ministry said, the deadliest attack in three blasts to hit the Egyptian capital on Monday. The repeated security incidents in Cairo have raised concern over the effectiveness ...